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    November 7, 2012
    6:00 - 7:00pm PST  

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>> reporter: the section news that came out of the election, mainly for the first time since 1933, the ruling party, the democrats, may have won nudge seats in the legislature to pass taxes without any republican support. >> i certainly don't intend to suggest to my colleagues in a the first thing we do with our new powers is to go out and seek to raise more taxes. >> reporter: still, the governor conceded that there could be pressure put on him to restore past cuts to health, welfare, and education. >> the only way to raise taxes is to ask the people. >> reporter: if they pass a tax you'll veto it? >> well, we're not into the threat game here. this is a time of celebration and coming together. [ laughter ] >> not drawing lines in the sand. >> reporter: is that a yes or no? >> that's a statement of the case. [ laughter ] >> reporter: and how that case pans out remains to be seen.
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republicans took it on the chin this time out. they failed to stop proposition 30, the tax increase; they also fell below control in both houses and the registration numbers for the first time dipped under 30%. you put that together and basically, what you have in california is the emergence of a one party system with the resistance from on the side voters who are members of neither party and a governor who says i'm going to have to put the foot down if they start spending again like in the past. >> republicans have some rebuilding to do. phil matier in sacramento, thank you. well, it's a changing of the guard in the east bay. an up-and-coming democrat is replacing the longest serving congressman from california. cbs 5 reporter ann notarangelo on how the up start pulled off the upset. ann. >> reporter: eric swalwell had an opportunity to unseat this long term incumbent when california changed its primary
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process and after knocking on 100,000 doors his campaign is claiming victory. it's a symbolic cleaning of the house, cleaning up after election night and starting fresh after a 40-year congressional reign by pete stark. >> there was a real craving for change and a craving for responsiveness for someone though would show up, be accessible, listen and have an open mind. >> reporter: but change isn't coming by way of party because eric swalwell is also a democrat. >> this is a performance change. >> reporter: the 80-year-old stark is an outspoken little balance. the liberal. stark's campaign portrayed him as a rookie. >> we embrace that. i'm a huge oakland as fan and they are pitching fast this year. it got them to the play-offs, it was all rookies so we embrace the rookie and was nicknamed the rook by our supporters and i think a rookie is just what congress needs to go back there and shake things
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up. >> reporter: other voters across the country apparently felt the same way. >> the 113th congress is the youngest most inexperienced congress and so i don't see that as a liability. i see it as an opportunity to build new partnerships and relationships. >> reporter: he wouldn't have run against stark if it weren't for the newly redrawn districts and new primary system which allows the top 2 candidates to move forward regardless of party. swalwell says that opened the door for him to reach out to democrats and republicans. he knows a little about party politics having interned for former congresswoman ellen tauscher more than a decade ago. >> i think it's going to be tough to change years of gridlock and going back there and changing hearts and minds. >> reporter: he is already talking compromise like going along with republicans who want to lower the corporate tax rate. >> where i want to push back and say, let's lower the corporate tax rate, but let's only give that lower tax rate to companies that make jobs here in america. >> reporter: he sounds pretty
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optimistic. it will be interesting to talk to him a year or so. pete stark's campaign did not return our calls. they had also not reached out to swalwell's campaign to concede or congratulate him. >> thank you. a victory for san jose state students to learned a reallies son in politics last night. -- a real-life lesson in politics last night. their class project turned into a new minimum wage in san jose. len ramirez reports. >> reporter: san jose state has a long history of social activism and you can't help but notice that as you walk around campus but now this current crop of students with minimum wage has an accomplishment all their own. a day after the passage of measure d, a celebration for the san jose state students who made it all happen. >> waiting for the results to come in was like christmas. >> super excited. it's like something we did is right there on that little
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ticker right there. >> reporter: not just on the elections ticker but a law to raise the minimum wage in san jose from $8 to $10 an hour is soon to be officially on the books. >> we didn't have any money. you know, when we started, we just had an idea. >> reporter: measures d started out in the classrooms and the hallways of the sociology department of san jose state, to increase pay for the city's lowest level workers striking a chord with students, who volunteered hours to organize and gather signatures needed to put it on the ballot. >> to go so far, we have the truth, and the truth was this: you can't live on $8 an hour in silicon valley. >> san jose voted with its heart not its head. >> reporter: the measure was opposed by the chamber of commerce who called it bad for business, bad for the city. >> it's not phased in. it doesn't exempt tip earners at restaurants. it doesn't exempt small businesses. it doesn't exempt non-profits. there are going to be a lot of implications. >> reporter: this pizza place downtown is expecting a financial hit. >> i make minimum wage so it
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will affect me. i have mixed feels. >> reporter: the owner doesn't plan to cut hours or lay off workers. >> probably there will be some price increases, you know, across the board different menu items try to spread it out evenly. >> reporter: for student organizers who every day walk by campus monuments to san jose historical figures who took a stand, they believe in what they did and they say the voters got it right. >> people did the right thing. they voted to help their fellow man. >> reporter: the midge muslim wage hike takes place next year. san jose now becomes one of the few cities to have its own minimum wage above and beyond what the state mandates. dana, they have been getting calls all day here at san jose state. the students and faculty advisors here. other cities are interested in doing possibly the same thing. i have gotten calls from berkeley, oakland and they say los angeles. >> well, the students get the satisfaction of success as well as i'm guessing as. everybody gets an a. >> reporter: everybody gets an a for effort and they say that
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they did put in a lot of effort. they ran on pizza, they said. >> oh, my goodness. len ramirez, thank you. call it a second chance for three strikes inmates. some of them getting their paperwork ready, too. starting today they will have a shot at freedom. cbs 5 political reporter grace lee on how that's going to work. grace. >> reporter: allen this doesn't affect a large percentage only about 3% of the state prison population is what we're talking about, 2800 who could get out of a 25-year to life sentence if they qualify. we spoke to the san francisco city attorney and he said don't expect mass exodus of prisoners today. he said this is going to be a process. >> what i'm really pleased to see that the voters agree with me especially at the level they have. >> reporter: californians passed prop 36 by a wide margin, 69% saying them to revise the "three strikes" law so that a third nonviolent nonserious conviction does not
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equal a 25-year to life sentence. >> this is a very strong statement by the public to politicians to district attorney's around the state basically saying, look, we want to be safe but we want you to be thoughtful, smart and we're tired of overincarcerating our population. i think it's a very, very strong statement. >> reporter: so how will it work? starting today, prisoners who qualify can petition the county court where they were convicted for their third strike. gascon says if the d.a. there believes the prisoner is not a danger to society, has a record of good behavior and it's approved by a judge, they can be set free. as a district attorney of san francisco, do you feel assured this will not affect public safety? >> no. i'm convinced that it will not affect public safety. as a matter of fact, you will not be releasing any murderers or rapist. if they are, they are not getting released. >> reporter: this revision
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isn't to help dangerous people but to release people like jerry williams. >> for a term of 25 years to life. >> reporter: he was convicted in 1995 under the "three strikes" law. the crime that sent him to prison for 25 years to life -- stealing a slice of pizza. and there are multiple cases like his criminals getting the maximum sentence for stealing change from a parked car, even using a water courtesy cup for soda. imagine getting a life sentence for that? prop 36 is going to affect a lot of people because it's retroactive to march 7, 1994. that's when the state legislature initially passed it. >> thank you. and you can find election results for the bay area and beyond on our website, cbssf.com. he is going to be missed. >> a growing memorial for a bay area store owner. the sacrifice by his family hoping to find his killer.
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>> attention, shoppers! extra police on patrol. the bay area retail event prompting a warning from those police officers. >> mother nature is giving us a 20-degree change from the 80s to 60s in one day. we are getting colder. hi-def doppler is dry right now. it's going to be wet soon but it's not only rain coming to the bay area. here's a live look outside. your forecast coming up next. ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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into nancy pelosi's napa ho. 21-year-old kevin hagan from napa admit police have arrested a man who says he broke into nancy pelosi's home in napa. the 21-year-old from napa admits he burglarized six houses in the neighborhood in the past week including the minority leader's home where he says he took a watch. haggan faces charges including burglary and felony vandalism. the murder of a popular shop owner in oakland has not
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yet led to any arrests. but investigators are still getting tips. cbs 5 roberter ga lynn says the victim's family is now digging into their own pocketbooks hoping to bring the killer to justice. da lin reports. reporter: a week after he was killed in his cell phone store people come to the oakland metro pcs to pay their respects to marcus. >> loving person, going to be missed. he is going to be missed. >> reporter: glenda anderson stops by two to three times a day to remember her old friend of 34 years. a man she looked up to as an older brother. >> he gave us guidance, he gave us love, he gave us everything that we might have needed and . >> reporter: she is asking for help for the suspects. detectives have not made arrests but have gotten calls into the tip line. >> this man was loved. he did a lot for the community. he gave back. we have had a lot of community
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outpouring not only with information but the support of the bartley family. >> reporter: the bartley family is offering additional money on top of the current reward of $25,000 for information leading to an arrest. the family will announce at a later time how much money. while police continue to look for the killer, this east oakland community is still upset over their loss. glenda says her daily trips here are special because it's a way to cope with losing a close friend. >> it gives me a peace of mind. it gives me relief, you know what i'm saying, and then i know it's just me, him and god above. >> reporter: in east oakland, i'm da lin, cbs 5. this was a nasty day after for wall street. uncertainty about the political stalemate in washington sent the dow towards its worst
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single day of 2012. it was down 313. but the dow wasn't just fueled by trouble in dc. >> another big issue sinking the market is europe. we have a downgrade from the european union on growth prospects in europe for this year. and it's looking like the recession could last all the way through next year. >> if you have ever wanted to grab some apple stock, now may be the time. today the stock price hit a six- month low. $561. analysts blame a sluggish earnings report in october but say the holiday shopping season will likely drive the price back up. a new shopping mall will bring in an economic boost to livermore. the paragon outlet mall opens tomorrow. and it's the largest in the area. and that means jobs, shoppers and, yes, traffic. cbs 5 reporter juliette goodrich on how everyone is getting ready. >> reporter: case in point, this is what happens the night before the bay area's largest
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shopping outlet is set to open. you're looking at it now unloading trash cans and chairs. will they be ready? they say yes. they will be ready for traffic? they say yes. reporter: the clock is ticking, finishing touches, full speed ahead. the long-awaited grand opening of this 543,000-square-foot outlet mall paragon set to open in rural livermore just one day away. >> believe it or not, two weeks ago, the place still really looked like a construction site. it was still hard hat zone. there was raw concrete and dirt everywhere. so seeing it today, it really feels like a shopping center. >> reporter: today, by invitation-only, some shoppers got a sneak peek with preview sales at bloomingdale's, nieman marcus and saks fifth avenue. getting that adrenaline rush because you have more open access today before everyone else? >> exactly. it's great to very' preview so you know exactly where the great finds are and to be able to get the good deals. >> reporter: 130 stores offering deals up to 70% off. these are nice. >> so they are 220 and i got them for 99.
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>> reporter: the clock is ticking. are you guys going to be ready? >> uhm, i think so. we have been ready to work the whole night. >> reporter: traffic enforcement in full force for the capacity crowd expected along busy interstate 580. >> so we're doing as much as we can to get people off of 580 and through the property and into parking so that it doesn't back up. >> reporter: some of the prada, armani, coach, kate spade. barney's nike, banana republic to name a few and, of course, a food court and some have been waiting to open since 2007 with their franchise operations. you think it would happen today? >> we lost hope last year but they decided they are going to do it, i think our economy is improving and they finally did it. i'm happy. >> reporter: and those who didn't have a shopping invitation today decided to do a site preview bringing along some friends. >> betsy, wetski and squirrely whirly. >> they like to shop and they like high-end items.
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>> reporter: they are getting ready for the opening tomorrow. the malls and the shopping stores start at 10 a.m. with a champagne toast and a confetti sendoff and all of that. i did some research today as we know and i went inside some of th stores. there are discounts but you have to search. this is an outlet store so there might be a size 2, 6 and 16. >> you were there on a professional mission. >> reporter: always. >> just checking. [ laughter ] >> thanks. pepsi wpesi is going to get wetsy! >> good shopping weathe. temperatures have dropped and now we are going to see some rainfall in the bay area. here's a peak of what's going
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on outside. south bay san jose, already down into the 50s. may not hit 60 degrees for the next two or three days. it's going to get chilly out there. concord 57, downtown san francisco 58, oakland 58 degrees. how chilly tonight? mid-40s for napa and santa rosa. upper 40s for concord, livermore, san rafael, low 40s for redwood city and much of the san francisco peninsula. that one little thin band of cloud cover to the north the dividing line north of that everything is dominated by a big area of upper level low pressure direct from the gulf of alaska. it will drag a front through tomorrow, your rainfall. but after that front moves through, just some cold air unseasonably cold air. we won't hit 60 on thursday or friday or saturday some of the coolest weather we have had since easter so the rain kind of a big deal but the drop in temperature is the bilger deal of with this particular low pressure -- bigger low pressure area. oakland tomorrow 61, concord 60
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several degrees below normal, san jose 59. pacifica 57. san rafael 61. chilly with more scattered showers and a snow level down to 3500 feet on friday. winter weather advisory in the sierra upper 50s. the drier sunnier choice on the weekend will be sunday. by veterans day monday upper 60s. but chilly with showers coming up for the next couple of days. that's your cbs 5 forecast. >> i put flares on the fenders, i put stainless steel rocker... >> the ultimate ride. the new luxury truck so high- tech, they can even predict weather. sorry, paul. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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'ford f series was the best-selling vehicle in the country. but these aren't yr average pickups. they come with so many bells and whis, large luxury trucks selling like crazy. last month the ford f-series was the best selling truck in the country. they come with so many bells
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and whistles you may need a drivers lesson. so let's talk about trucks. >> okay. >> reporter: mike is picking up his new truck. you have cars. why don't you drive those. my wife drives those. >> oh. >> reporter: yup, mike drives of trucks. he has to because he has a construction company. he also drives to the mountains, hauls a travel trailer and will do it with his new $40,000 pickup are leather seats, crew cab and not done there. >> i will put the running boards on it. i will put a back window in it that opens up. i'll put flares on the fenders. >> reporter: his truck will look like -- well, not your father's pickup truck, especially my dad's, the model t on the farm. you've come a long way baby. guys love trucks but not just contractors and landscapers driving the increase in sales
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of. apparently guys love transfer trucks. this cadillac escalade truck has a sticker price of $73,000. despite the downturn in construction and high gas prices, nationally sales of the ford f-series were up a reported 1 1.5% this past summer, the ford store in morgan hill says it's more like 50%. >> most people come in they are ready to get in a truck and feel all the stuff of the road and they are now driving just like cars. and the amenities you have inside of them, it's crazy. >> reporter: you're a chevy man? team chevrolet in vallejo says sales are up 100% from a year ago. while most people aren't buying a $70,000 escalade pickup, they are buying trucks that are loaded with the top of the line high-tech computer systems. >> it can tell you weather conditions, it will give you a five-day forecast, the closest gas stations, with the lowest price gas within 20 miles. >> reporter: in the areas of the country where you might need it, a truck's navigation
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weather system can even warn a driver there's a hailstorm coming even a tornado! will's job the past two years has been teaching new truck owners how the complicated computer systems work. >> you can check the five-day forecast weather forecast. if you are going skiing this weekend you can even check the ski condition, the snow levels, if the lifts are open for night skiing. >> or maybe it's just to pick up a load of lumber or shovel your child to a soccer game. -- shuttle your child to a soccer game. >> coming up in the next half hour, president obama for the next four years. >> i returned more inspired than ever. >> the looming crisis he already faces plus what's next for mitt romney. >> not leaving it to politicians to determine how tax dollars are spent. the bay area city where the public is deciding where that money goes. >> and victims of superstorm sandy bracing for a second disaster. the ripple effects already in the bay area. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy.
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cbs 5 political reporter grace lee with a look at the old problems the president faces in his new term. grace. >> reporter: that's right, dana. that so-called "fiscal cliff" still losing president obama wasted no time so this day after the election he hit the ground running working the phones reaching out to congressional leaders. the question now, though, will it work? president obama is headed back to washington after a bitter battle to win a second term and he used his victory speech to reach out to the other side. >> in the weeks ahead i also look forward to sitting down with governor romney to talk about where we can work together to move this country forward. >> reporter: the two men finally agreed on something with governor mitt romney also calling for compromise. >> at a time like this we can't risk partisan bickering and political posturing. our leaders have to reach across the aisle to do the people's work. >> reporter: voters put president obama back in the white house but they also chose a divided congress recreating the same recipe for gridlock.
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amend democrats are hanging on to the senate -- and democrats are hanging on to the senate where democratic majority leader harry reid said he is not going to let them push him around. >> it's better to dance than to fight. it's better to work together. everything doesn't have to be a fight. >> reporter: republicans are keeping control of the house and speaker john boehner is standing his ground. >> you know, the american people this week didn't give us a mandate to simply do the simple thing. they elected us to lead. they gave us a mandate to work together to do the best for the country. >> reporter: both parties will have to compromise by the end of the area to avoid the "fiscal cliff." if they don't, the country faces a rollback of tax cuts as well as big cuts to defense and social practices. the main concern about the "fiscal cliff" is it could plunge us back into recession. already, president obama wants to end the tax cuts for the wealthiest americans. but the republicans want the cuts for everyone.
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so what about mitt romney? he has been on the campaign trail six years now. he says it's probably the end of his political career. he plans to spend more time with his family. he has a lot of family, five sons and 18 grandchildren and he has a 19th one on the way. so dana, i think he has his hands full. >> if he thinks he is going to get some rest, he's not. grace, thank you. four million more hispanics were eligible to vote this year compared to four years ago. cbs 5 reporter joe vazquez shows us how that created a path to victory for president obama. >> i think that they said we're all illegals and we don't make a difference and we don't vote but obviously this election has proven everybody wrong. >> reporter: jim born and raised in san francisco a former police commissioner and union leader says it's no surprise to him that president obama won re-election last night. he says republicans haven't effectively reached out to the burgeoning latino community
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beginning with the way they speak about immigration. >> they are spewing venom for the last year. and then i couldn't get it. they hate us with a passion. yet they wanted our vote. >> reporter: according to census figures latinos make up about 17% of the u.s. population. 37% in california. the bay area is about 22% latino. >> last night, president obama earned much more of the hispanic vote than did mitt romney. >> why do you that is? >> at the end of the day, i think republicans need to do a better job laying out that the key to economic opportunity is economic growth and is jobs. >> reporter: ted cruz is a republican. the new u.s. senator-elect from texas. he believes his party needs to start reaching out to latinos starting with immigration reform that includes paths to citizenship. he also believes it's time for a change in tone. >> the values in the hispanic community are fundamentally conservative.
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but you have to have candidates that connect with that community in a real genuine way and this communicates that the values between the candidate and the community are one and the same. >> reporter: how much growing influence do latino voters have? the especially is glaring in the key swing states of florida, colorado and nevada where registered hispanic voters have increased 1% since 2008. >> today we showed them that we demanded at the ballot box, they can't ignore it. we're here. we're voting, paying attention. >> reporter: joe vazquez, cbs 5. >> and for the first time ever, americans approved gay marriage at the ballot box. same-sex couples celebrated the results in seattle. washington state, maryland and maine are now the first states to approve gay marriage with a public vote. >> it feels completely amazing. we want to be fully married in our state so this is with --
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exhilarating, beyond exciting. >> washington, maine and maryland join six other states and the district of columbia in allowing gay marriage. but it's legal in those other states because of actions by judges or legislators, not voters. california is one of 38 states that passed bans on gay marriage. mostly by amending constitutions to define marriage as between one man and one woman. put simply, last night was all about electing people to make decisions for you. but at some point, you probably looked at the decisions made by your elected officials and thought, i can do better. cbs 5's report he mike sugerman explains people in one bay area city now have a chance to choose their own budget adventure. >> reporter: hey, citizens of vallejo, you're going on a shopping spree. ♪ [ music ] >> reporter: not that kind exactly. >> installing stop signs, repaving streets is a big one. >> reporter: jeannie brown is helping vallejo residents spend $3 million raised by a special
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tax during an election last year. it allows people to decide exactly what they would like tax monies spent on. it's called participatory budgeting. >> it's community members themselves who know what the community needs. >> what do you want to spend money on? >> at my house. >> reporter: this 3-year-old girl is too young to is a vote. you need to be at least 14. but granddad ross talbot isn't. >> that would be the first pry order is police department i would say. >> reporter: he would have to go to community meetings where ideas are discussed and narrowed down to a ballot for voting next march. at the good day cafe it's always a good day when rose robinson tops off your coffee. >> supplies in the schools. tutoring, teachers to make sure the kids are being taught well. >> i went to vallejo high
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school and even back then, the question was what can we do for the youth? we need a youth activity center, that sort of thing. and 50 years later this conversation is still going on. >> upkeep of the streets here. a boulevard has a lot of potholes. it should be for maintenance, repairs. >> reporter: they call participatory budgeting a new idea. but isn't that what the founding fathers did about 200 years ago, get together and decide what to do with the money? isn't that what the greeks did in the beginning of democracy? everything old is new again. mike sugerman, cbs 5. i think the people of this community just needs support and they need immediate assistance. >> they are not getting any help from nature. the double whammy for victims of sandy. >> i was so scared, i was shaking. >> honored for his bravery. the heroic actions by a bay area bus driver. ,, ,,,,,,,,,,,,,,
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the latest storm to menace e northeast. united and a hundreds of of flights across the country canceled due to the latest storms is that menace the northeast. united and american suspended operations in new york because of white-out conditions. that affects dozens of flights to and from sfo. some areas could get up to 6" of wet heavy snow tonight, just about a week after superstorm sandy hit the region. >> we have been through this for eight or nine days now. i mean, we' not going anywhere. we didn't leave for sandy. we're not going to leave for a nor'easter. >> don't give up or where you live. grin and bear it. >> the storm is expected to clear out by tomorrow afternoon. joining us tomorrow starting at 6 a.m. to raise money for the red cross for hurricane sandy victims. at least 39 people are dead
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after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake in guatemala. the quake struck off the southwest coast of the country this morning. it was felt as far away as mexico city. the hardest-hit areas include the mountain village of san marcos where at least 30 buildings collapsed. the village is 80 miles from the epicenter and as many as 100 people are unaccounted for at this time. real commitment means being there even when something really goes wrong. >> he didn't want to, you know, let the fire keep him from being here for the kids and i just was blown away. >> meet the man there for kids in his community saturday after saturday no matter what comes his way. >> take a jog out for the walk this evening and comment kind of chilly outside. some of our highs in the extended forecast will be colter than outside right now. find out where in the bay area might see snow this week. it might be here in santa
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the case of a torched muni . vandals set the bus on fire after the giants won the wod series last mont and new tonight, san francisco police made a second arrest in the case of a torched muni bus. vandals set the bus on fire after the giants won the world series last month. police arrested nicholas hudson of daly city. the 19-year-old faces felony charges including vandalism and arson. police are still looking for more suspects. here's the other side of that story. muni is honoring the driver of the burned bus. the head of muni says that alan yam saved the lives of his 8 passengers. yam first told the passengers, hold tight until police came. but when the crowd started to attack his bus, he made sure that everybody got off safely. >> good thing i called for help. that's the first thing i think about, call for help. then let me passengers know they will be safe, the police will be here. >> alan has only been a bus drive for muni for two years. a west oakland program for
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young people opens its doors every saturday rain or shine, holiday or not. and even when disaster strikes, as sharon chin reports, that's because this week's jefferson award winner never fails to show up. >> are y'all doing art today? >> reporter: 21-year-old may harris returns to the west oakland youth program that she says transformed her from drinking high school dropout to responsible college freshman. >> graduation, you should have seen me. >> reporter: mae says she owes her success to the five years she spent at "what now america" the saturday afternoon program founded by milad yazdanpanah. >> i'm on the right path now. if it wasn't for them i would have never got on the right track. >> reporter: every saturday from noon until 5:00, the nonprofit opens its doors at the de fremery recreation center. about 40 kids aged 4 to teens pile in to learn science, language, art and math. milad, a senior business
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analyst, started the nonprofit in 2008 to fill a void. >> working in this neighborhood, one of the first things we noticed is there's a large amount of liquor stores. there's very few programs that actually cater to students' needs on saturdays. >> what's the ground beef for? >> pasta. all right. >> reporter: milad also teaches the older kids to cook healthy meals and serve then to the judger students and volunteers. all of the children take home fresh produce from the food bank. there is no nearby grocery store, only a dollar store. >> they have milk there. and their milk is three something per gallon. and the big sign that says, you know, this is the only item in the store that's not a dollar. >> reporter: 12-year-old ariana jones says "what now america" has given her an experience she wouldn't get at home. >> i learned how to cook. i've learned how to do a lot of science experiments, how to reason with people, how to calm down my anger. >> reporter: besides the
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saturday sessions, "what now america"'s 75 volunteers stage back-to-school events, christmas movie day and a thanksgiving dinner. milad is always there. he even showed up for a holiday program the day after his berkeley apartment building caught fire. >> it was our big event and he didn't want to let fire keep him from being here for the kids. and i just was blown away. >> my reaction was, while i can truly say that all i own is everything that i'm wearing currently, i still feel like i have more support than many of the students that we're offering service to. >> reporter: so for offering support and encouragement to west oakland children every saturday afternoon, this week's jefferson award in the bay area goes to milad yazdanpanah. sharon chin, cbs 5. this part of the country is going to get colder and wetter and cloudier over the next 24 hours. pretty significant weather
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change. here's a live look at the bay bridge. we have mainly cloudy skies, have had that for the past several hours. mid- to upper 50s outside. santa rosa down to 56. you will be in the mid-40s overnight. by saturday morning, in the mid- to upper 30s, san francisco, san jose and oakland all in the upper 50s. hi-def doppler in the perfect position to see storms coming in from the north and west. we'll see showers north of golden gate tomorrow morning. we'll see rain for everybody, scattered showers tomorrow afternoon. in the higher elevations of the sierra, it will be snow above 3500 feet. the snow level dropping low for this time of year. three to seven inches of new snowfall by friday morning. with the snow level of 3500 feet, some of our highest elevations right here in the bay area will receive a rain- snow mix including mount st. helena 4300 feet, mount hamilton and mount diablo all receiving some snow showers
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friday. so we had record highs yesterday tuesday. by friday snow level down to 3500 feet. so there's a significant change coming. looks like a really tiny thin band of cloud cover and that's all it is on the satellite review. but it's separating two air masses. the air mass that's leaving was the 80s that you had yesterday. the record highs. the air mass that's coming in is dominated by this big area of low pressure dragging in a front tomorrow with some scattered showers. rain is not going to be that significant. it will cut the dirt a little bit, that's about it. but the temperature drop that's what's going to be significant. highs in the 50s on friday. and widespread over a three-day period. the coolest perfect we have had in fact bay area since early april, easter. this air is coming down from the gulf of alaska and british columbia moving right into northern california. we'll have scattered showers, everybody gets it by tomorrow afternoon. highs will barely be in the 60s tomorrow not even hitting 60 on friday and our highest peaks here in the bay area will see some snow showers on friday. san francisco tomorrow only 58. livermore 61. san jose 59. right around 60 give or take
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just about everywhere including palo alto, los altos, pacifica at 57. pleasant hill 60. san ramon tomorrow only 60. 58 for bodega bay. kentfield 60. 58 for san francisco tomorrow. staying chilly with scattered showers on friday. staying chilly with scattered showers on saturday. that's a change. we'll dry out, warm up a bit on sunday. then toward monday and tuesday, we'll be back to the upper 60s, which is normal for mid-november. but chilly and showery for the next couple of days. that's your cbs 5 forecast. allen? >> all right, thanks, paul. we have some breaking news on the peninsula. chopper 5 over the scene, a collision between a car and caltrain. this is happening in redwood city along the caltrain tracks at maple street. now, our partners at kcbs radio are telling us no injuries reported in this. the train pretty damaged and you can see the car obviously there. and as you would expect, caltrain service has been affected. back with sports after this. you're on timeout leo!
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western conference finals. the galaxy have a star-studded roster with david beckham and landon donovan. a free kick in the 94th minute in game one of the two game series. the winner is determined on a total of goals scored. now for those of you like dana king just hopping on the bandwagon, the quakes had 66 points in the regular season which was tops in the league. they have not lost here in santa clara all season. this is just their second play- off appearance since returning to san jose. their star tied the mls scoring read this year with 27 goals. the season turned around after the players watched the 1980s move the goonies and adopted this famous line. >> don't say that never say that, goonies never say die. >> it stuck. couple of years ago we were the bad news bear. this year we are the goonies. alongside is the head
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coach of the san jose earthquakes. and coach, first of all, the movie goonies, was it an inspiration? >> it got mentioned early in the season from a great comeback so our guys like it. we don't look too much into it but it's stuck with us. >> but it's not the movie you play before every game in the locker room? >> no. >> take my back to sunday. victor fernandez doesn't score a lot of goals obviously, but what a huge moment for the defender. did you think it would get through? >> anytime you shoot on goal you have a chance to score. it goes under the goalkeeper a little bit of luck obviously with the goal. but, you know, for us i thought defending the unit was great, it was strong. i thought we did a great away performance and now we have to play our style and get more goals at home. >> the earthquakes are getting good press. the press they certainly deserving. but my buddy in the "mercury news," i want to be coach of
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the year in the bay area. harbaugh with the 49ers. that's good stuff. >> i'm very happy with that. [ laughter ] >> would you vote for yourself? >> well, some good coaches in that thing. but, you know, we have had a great year. obviously of the coach gifts some praise for that. but it's been a building process. the players, the back room staff, the president, the general manager all those guys that are a big part of everything. but obviously the coach and the players get all the press. >> keep up the good work. congratulations. >> thank you. the warriors host the cavs tonight. they will be without super sub brandon rush who tore his acl last week. rush took the word hard so yesterday the entire team took a bus to his house in oakland to visit him. this photo was sent by the public relations department. in it he is watering his flowers in his backyard.
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>> we just got to make sure, you know, we keep his spirits up and to be there for hin. life is more than just basketball. it's about, you know, life and things after basketball. >> on the road, at home, around each other a lot. i have seen teams scatter as soon as the whistle blows. but this is a unique group. >> great stuff with the warriors and obviously the galaxy and the quakes tonight. no sight yet of david beckham but we'll be here for the 10 and 11 news. big stuff for the earthquakes. guys. >> thank you. >> see you at 10:00 and 11:00. captions by: caption colorado comments@captioncolorado.com and you could save hundreds."
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